Susan M. Wilczynski & Brenda Smith Myles Oct. 29, 2009

with James T. Brett

Susan M. Wilczynski

Susan M. Wilczynski

James T. Brett

James T. Brett

Brenda Smith Myles

Brenda Smith Myles

Presented in collaboration with the National Autism Center

Autism: Looking Beyond Cause and Cure

Critical questions surrounding one of

today’s greatest healthcare challenges

Thursday, October 29

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

C. Walsh Theatre, Suffolk University
(behind the State House on Beacon Hill)

Handicap Accessible Assistive Listening Devices

The United States has seen a consistent increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, with one out of every 150 children now affected by the disorder. What does science tell us about effective treatments? What resources are available for children with autism? How can we best support our friends and neighbors who are impacted by this complex and often misunderstood disorder? Susan M. Wilczynski, Ph.D., BCBA, Executive Director of the National Autism Center, and Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., author and consultant with the Ziggurat Group, join James T. Brett, President & CEO of the New England Council and current chair of the Governor’s Commission on Developmental Disabilities, to discuss how we can address this urgent public health issue.

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Disclosure: Ford Hall Forum President Dominick Ianno is an employee of Pfizer, Inc and the Pfizer Foundation is a contributor to the Ford Hall Forum. This program was planned well in advance of the Ford Hall Forum’s awareness of Pfizer’s interest in this area and Pfizer, Inc. has no influence over the content or speaker selection for this program.

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